Two arrested over Wadduwa party deaths further remanded

A third person later died while the fourth person also later died. (Colombo Gazette) Four people had been admitted to hospital after attending the party at a hotel in Wadduwa.Two people died and another two were in hospital. Two people who were arrested over the death of four people after a party in Wadduwa recently, were today ordered to be further remanded till August 27th.Among those arrested was the publicity officer of the organisers of the party.

UNDP chief says Millennium Development Goals constitute a new global deal

The targets aim to reduce poverty, achieve universal primary education, reduce infant mortality, reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS and halve the proportion of people without access to safe drinking water.Speaking to students at Makerere University at the outset of a six-day visit to Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mr. Malloch Brown said the Great Lakes countries had come to appreciate the value of those goals, in particular as they relate to democratic governance. The UNDP Administrator heads to Kigali tonight and then to Kinshasa on Thursday.